What causes lower back pain and pain in right leg ?
Sir, I am suffring from pain at lower back and pain root thrugh my right leg.. Have takne lots of medicine... also discuss with orthopadic but after medicine i still not able to stand so long. pls advice. thnx anju
From your history it appears that you have Sciatica.Sciatica is most commonly due to vertebral disc problems like disc prolapse , Potts spine. We would require your xray , MRI scan reports of spine to give you a better advice. If possible please post them as a reply to this comment.Physiotherapy and vitamin supplements play a key role in gaining back the function of sciatica limbs.
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